35 days in Slovenia Itinerary

35 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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35 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
1
Maribor
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Kranjska Gora
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Nova Gorica
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Koper
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Ljubljana
— 11 nights
End: Ljubljana

5
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Murska Sobota - Monument to Victims of War (in Murska Sobota), Jeruzalem Church (in Ivanjkovci) and Bogojina Church of the Ascension (in Bogojina). There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, do a tasting at Ramsak Winery, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor.

Plan trip to Maribor with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Ljubljana to Maribor is an approximately 1.5-hour shuttle ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Ptuj, Murska Sobota - Monument to Victims of War, Pegasus Statue, Park of Zdravilisce Lasko, Thermana Lasko, Vino Valdhuber
Highlights from your plan
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Spas
Presernova street ©
Presernova street

5
nights
Kranjska Gora

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kranjska Gora: Bovec (Boka Waterfall, River Rafting & Tubing, & more) and Peričnik Waterfall (in Mojstrana). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, appreciate the history behind Statue of Kekec, see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum, and get outside with Ski School Kekec - Day Adventures.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora tour planning website .

Getting from Maribor to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Maribor, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kranjska Gora, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Bovec, Mojstrana
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall

3
nights
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bohinjsko Jezero: Thirsty River Brewing (in Bovec), The Source of Soca River (in Soca) and Mount Blegos (in Škofja Loka). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triglav, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and examine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero tour planning tool .

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Church of St John the Baptist, The Source of Soca River, Mount Blegos, Oplen House Museum, Thirsty River Brewing
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum
Triglav ©
Triglav

4
nights
Nova Gorica

Nova Gorica ©
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nova Gorica: Soca Valley (in Bovec), Kobarid (Kobarid Museum, Kozjak Waterfalls, & more) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Magma X, take in nature's colorful creations at Ferrari Garden, learn about winemaking at Boris Lisjak Winery, and snap pictures at Solkanski Most.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nova Gorica trip maker .

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Nova Gorica in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Nova Gorica: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Kobarid, Smartno, Ferrari Garden, Boris Lisjak Winery, Tolmin Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley
Kozjak Waterfalls ©
Kozjak Waterfalls
Magma X ©
Magma X

6
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koper: Pivka (Museo Militare Di Pivka & Park vojaske zgodovine Pivka), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). There's much more to do: Head underground at Skocjan Caves, relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), and get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Koper trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Nova Gorica to Koper by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Koper can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Piran, Portoroz, Izola, Pivka, Skocjan Caves
Highlights from your plan
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) ©
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg)

11
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Ojstrica, & more), Postojna (Postojna Cave & Creative Ways) and Trzic Museum (in Trzic). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and don't miss a visit to Preseren Square.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Koper in May, expect little chillier with lows of 9°C in Ljubljana. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bled, Kranj, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge, Trzic Museum
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 10:
Highlights from your plan
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

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